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Nottingham College

Business Management (Small Business Enterprise)

UCAS Code: NN21

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A minimum of 56 tariff points

A minimum of 56 tariff points

A minimum of 56 tariff points

A minimum of 56 tariff points

UCAS Tariff

56

A minimum of 56 tariff points. Applicants will need the number of UCAS points specified in the details of each course - from: at least two A Levels at A2; BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma; International Baccalaureate; Access to HE Diploma. Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff. For creative courses applicants would usually need a qualification in a relevant subject area. We would expect applicants to be working at Level 2 or above in English and Mathematics.

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About this course


Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Business studies

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skillsets required for a successful career in business and commerce, or to progress on to a BA (Hons) top-up degree. Students take one of three specialised pathways: information systems; sales and marketing; or small business enterprise.

**About the course**

The course begins with a two-week business skills module to introduce the study and research skills required at university level. An industrial placement forms an integral part of the course, which can be local, national or international. A final year research project module allows students to combine many of the skills developed to produce findings about a particular sphere of interest. This will help with your progression should you decide to top-up to an honours degree.

**Year One modules include:**
- developing business skills

- business liability

- managing communications

- marketing tools

- business finance

- employment law

- industrial placement (normally May to July)

**Year Two modules include:**
- human resources management

- business decision-making

- research project

- management and leadership

- entrepreneurship (pathway module)

- enterprise development (pathway module)

**Assessment**

Each module is internally assessed through a variety of individual assignments, group assignments and examinations.

**Bursaries**

We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2019-20 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.

**Your career and progression**

Business graduates are highly-regarded by potential employees, as they offer a wide range of skillsets such as: academic research skills, presentation skills and project management skills. There is a wide range of career opportunities available, along with the chance to continue study by progressing to our BA (Hons) Business Studies degree ( also awarded by our chief university partner, Nottingham Trent University). Alternatively, students may wish to progress to a related honours degree or further specialist study at another provider.

Modules

Year One modules include: Developing business skills; Business liability; Managing communications; Marketing tools; Business finance; Employment law; Work placement (May to September). Year two modules include: Performance management; Business decision-making; Research project; Management & leadership; Entrepreneurship; Enterprise development. A final year research project module allows students to combine many of the skills they will have developed to produce findings about a particular area of interest. This will help with their progression should they decide to top-up to an Honours Degree following successful completion of this course.

Assessment methods

Each module is internally assessed through a variety of individual assignments, group assignments and examinations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
International
£9,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

City Campus

Department:

Management Studies

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